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CountryMouse
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Anyone do this?

I am concerned about my liver health, and this stuff is tough on the liver. As I understand it, it also has a long half-life in the body. Just wondered if once a week would be ok to control candida, using nystatin in between?

My doc wasn't concerned (he gave me enough to take 2 weeks in a row), but knowing how my liver responds to Diflucan, I am being cautious.

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6/2011 IgX:
IGG: 31 IND, 41+++, 45+, 58+
IGM: 31+, 39 IND, 41 IND, 83-93 IND
Band 31 confirmed to be Lyme epitope by Igenex 7/2011

8/2011 IgX: POSITIVE
IGG: 31+, 34 IND, 39 IND, 41++, 45+, 58+
IGM: 31+, 34 IND, 39 IND, 41++, 83-93+

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manybites
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I used to take it before I knew I have had lyme.It made me feel better.

While on it do not push yourself to take it everyday.back than when I was not sick with active lyme I took it straight 2 weeks but now I know I am going to suffer.Take binders to bind the toxins released from the die off.

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thomasx
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I had no problems with my liver and diflucan. I took liver support supplements (e.g. THorne S.A.T. and Cysteplus). BLood work was excellent with those.
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I won't even scare you with how much Diflucan I've taken over the years. TONS. My liver panels are always good... thank goodness!!!!

Taking it for a few weeks should not be a problem. Do what it takes to keep the yeast under control NOW.

This is not medical advice... just my personal opinion on what is OK for MY body.

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My husband has to take it everyday. I take it 3x/week. No problems.

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lymeinhell
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I took it for a few months at a time, and never once had abnormal liver tests. Of course I ALWAYS take large amounts of milk thistle, 3 times a day, to help my liver and gall bladder.

After that, I tended to take it one week a month, and daily oil of oregano in between. No issues.

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CountryMouse
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Ok thanks all. I took about a month of diflucan several years ago and my liver enzymes went through the roof. I also take the thistle and urso now but just a little gunshy on the diflucan. Have to take it though as my yeast is rampant.

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6/2011 IgX:
IGG: 31 IND, 41+++, 45+, 58+
IGM: 31+, 39 IND, 41 IND, 83-93 IND
Band 31 confirmed to be Lyme epitope by Igenex 7/2011

8/2011 IgX: POSITIVE
IGG: 31+, 34 IND, 39 IND, 41++, 45+, 58+
IGM: 31+, 34 IND, 39 IND, 41++, 83-93+

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nefferdun
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Those of you who take it everyday, do you think it has helped get rid of the Bb cysts?

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Make sure your diet is clean. NO sugar alcohols either. I had to give up stevia too.

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sbh93
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Diflucan everyday and much happier for it. Blood draws each week and no problems.

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New bite in 2010 pushed my body over the edge. Positive for lyme, babs, bart, and myco.
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WhitneyS
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Lymetoo why did you have to give up Stevia?
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nonna05
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blood draws every week???? Insurance covers that????


Diflucan with other meds and Qt EKG levels?????

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